The State Museum "Pavlovsk"
Phone: (812) 452-1536, 452-1214 (отд.культурных программ)
Address: 196621, Saint-Petersburg, 20, Sadovaja Ulitsa, Pavlovsk town
www.russianmuseums.info/M118 - official web page
The State Museum "Pavlovsk" - W564, official web site www.pavlovskmuseum.ru/
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A superb palace and park ensemble, dating from the late 18th to the 19th century, Pavlovsk was a summer residence of the Russian emperor Paul I and his family. Its architects were amongst the greatest of the period: Cameron, Brenna, Quarenghi, Voronikhin and Rossi. The landscape park, one of the largest in Europe, covers an area of 600 hectares.
The formation of the Pavlovsk Palace collections was closely connected with the journey by its owners through Europe in 1781-82. They visited workshops of well-known artists, ordering and acquiring paintings, furniture, bronze articles, silk fabrics, china sets, etc. They also brought back to Russia a large number of antique sculptures from Italy, and gifts from European royal courts. Many of these treasures are on view, together with an excellent collection of portraits by Russian artists, and a number of Pavlovsk landscape paintings and drawings.
Following a long restoration, the ravishingly beautiful private rooms of Empress Maria Fedorovna, which were decorated Quarenghi and Voronikhin, are again open to the public
museum shop, lecture hall, museum's caffe, theatre, equipped for people with disabilities
Next to the museum there are:
restaurant(s) or caffes
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(812) 452-2155, Fax: (812) 465-1104
Foundation and opening day:
culture for society, scientific
Architect and monuments,Historical,Museum preserve,Painting art
permament show rooms 5411м2
museum's store 1600м2
museum's parks 525га
343 (curators: 24)
Average visitors per year:
1 000 000
archive, science library, experts team, restoration dep.
57 562, rare collection's items: 57 478
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